Kendrick Lamar's All Of The Stars video is finally out, and damn does it represent!

Kendrick Lamar, SZA, release new video of the Black Panther track "All The Stars" and it is stunning!

Kendrick Lamar's All Of The Stars video is finally out, and damn does it represent!

Is it finally time to announce that Kendrick Lamar is a musical genius?

His songs are always full of musical depth and emotional maturity, all of it uderpinned with a searing social consciousness.

Hence it came as no surprise that the musician was asked by Black Panther director Ryan Coogler to curate, write and produce music specific to the movie.

The track All Of The Stars is just a taste of what's to come.

R&B artist SZA teams with Kendrick for this beautiful track. Director Dave Meyers, who previously shot Kendrick's HUMBLE video, uses his familiar style of stunning cinematography and storytelling to come up with another winner.

The visuals borrow heavily from African culture and are presented beautifully. SZA and Kendrick take fans through a mythical world in the video of the song.

Kendrick sails away from an oncoming storm. (YouTube)
The video is full of African symbolism. (YouTube)

SZA sings a catchy chorus and sways in a cloud of stars, as Kendrick continues on his journey.

All the stars! (YouTube)

Here, we can see how African urban and street style have influenced the costuming of this video.

A certain swag. (Youtube)
If looks could kill. (YouTube)

The most powerful shot, however, is Kendrick walking through a black and white wooded area, surrounded by black panthers. 

More power to you! (YouTube)

SZA also lends to the beautiful visuals with her own stunning style.

Floating down a pink river (YouTube)

The journey takes them through surreal places. 

Brilliant in blue (YouTube)
Goddesses in gold (YouTube)

The video ends with Kendrick and SZA finally arriving at a temple, and being greeted by god-like beings.

A tall order (YouTube)
The end of a journey. (YouTube)

Black Panther:The Album has been curated and produced by Kendrick, and TDE’s CEO Anthony 'Top Dawg' Tiffith. It is set to be released on Feb. 9, while the film going to be released on the 16th. 

 

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